As little as 15 minutes ago, I was at a local park doing pull ups (16 in one go. Personal best!). While I was at it, a group of 5 kids, the eldest not more than 9 years old, came rushing into the park. They were very excited. One of them was carrying a figure; […]Read More “What evil are we burning away by adding pollutants into our atmosphere?”
Surfers have always had a close relationship with marine lifeforms and oceanographic processes. They are probably best suited to understand the changes occuring here, having spent their entire lives next to the ocean. Recognizing that, we now have the emergence of Surfing Ecology! The Surfing Ecologist logo. Thanks to Jessica Maris for the kelp art, […]Read More Surfing and Science: A new partnership!
I recently read a post on a blog called Rationalising the Universe (my favorite science blog, do check it out) about interplanetary missions proposed by SpaceX (you can read that post here). SpaceX is the brainchild of Elon Musk, arguably the most popular entrepreneur in the world right now. He plans to make interplanetary missions […]Read More Interplanetary colonization: Where do environmentalists fit in?
I had originally posted this on The Martian Poet, as part of a campaign I am a part of. But I think this applies to every single one of us today, which is why I’m also posting it on Eco-Intelligent (an edited version) Environmentalism and sustainable development are the buzz phrases in the world today. While […]Read More Environmentalism: A change is needed
October 3rd of every year is celebrated as World Habitat Day. This is to recognize that the Earth is home not just for us, but for all the billions of organisms that live here. Every organism needs it’s habitat (home) for it to survive. Unfortunately, humans have managed to enter into every habitat and abuse it. Habitat […]Read More World Habitat Day
Dear 21st century humans, It’s April 22nd. It’s Earth Day. Let’s take a moment to reflect on this- “Earth Day”. One day, in the entire year where we are supposed to celebrate Earth. One day of the year, where probably half the people in this world will be aware of this “day”, and less than […]Read More It’s Earth day! Remember?
Dear 21st century humans, I recently came across this picture on instagram, and I found it alarming and funny and ironic all at the same time. Now really. It’s sad that we will one day reach a stage when there are so many humans that we can afford to have guards for all the endangered […]Read More Well, that’s an idea
In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “The Fun Platform.” I was asked about what I would do if I was made the leader of my country. Something that’s an annoyance now, into something fun. So here’s a letter to you outlining my plans *mwahaha*Read More My 3-step plan as the leader of the country
(To read Part 1 of the letter to the 21st century humans, click here.) Dear 21st century humans, All sarcasm and jokes aside, it is really grave that we have consumed all the resources that the Earth can produce to support it’s living systems in a year, before the year is up. Grave because- We are […]Read More …To the 21st century humans- part 2
Dear 21st century humans, You know how every on of us has a dream of leaving a mark on the pages of history before we die?Read More Our footprint